Death investigation underway in Brea after body found in burning car

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A death investigation is underway in Brea after a body was found in a burning pickup truck Thursday, according to police. 

Authorities responded to Carbon Canyon Road and Olinda Drive on a report of a vehicle fire around 5:38 a.m. 

At the scene, officers found the truck on fire. After the fire was put out, that's when the body was discovered.

The person's identity was not released, and a cause of death remains under investigation.

Carbon Canyon Road in the area was closed due to the investigation. All roads in the area have since reopened.